Palladium-Triethylborane-Triggered Direct and Regioselective Conversion of Allylic Alcohols to Allyl Phenyl Sulfones
Srivari Chandrasekhar,* Vannada Jagadeshwar, Birudaraju Saritha and Cheryala Narsihmulu
*Organic Chemistry Division-I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad-500 007, India, Email: srivariciict.res.in
S. Chandrasekhar, V. Jagadeshwar, B. Saritha, C. Narsihmulu, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 6506-6507.
Formation of allyl phenyl sulfones with excellent yields from allylic alcohols was promoted by a combination of Pd(OAc)2, PPh3, and Et3B via in situ activation of the alcohol group.
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